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Sridevi's final journey: Fans pay their last respects to the actor; funeral later in the day - Business Today
Speculations have been running rife about the cause of death. While various media reports said it was a fatal cardiac arrest, the Dubai Public Prosecution cited "accidental drowning" as the cause of death and closed the case. Her untimely demise has rattled the nation and fans and colleagues have been pouring in their condolence messages. Celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Rajnikanth, Deepika Padukone, Akshay Kumar, Kajol, Ajay Devgn, Waheeda Rahman have been visiting Anil Kapoor's residence to console the bereaved family. nbsp;The Kapoor family today issued a statement and thanked "the film fraternity, media, fans of late Sridevi Kapoor and all the well wishers for their prayers, support and sensitivity during our moment of immense grief," according to a report in India Today. "We request you to kindly join us in paying our last respect to a remarkable actor, beloved wife and loving mother," read the statement.3/1/2018
Social brain networks are altered at a young age in autism, study finds - Tech Explorist (press release)
A team of researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, introduces direct evidence of hindered development during the toddler to pre school years in autism.As infants develop, they preferentially move towards and respond to social cues such as voices, faces, and human gestures. At the same time, their brain develops a network of regions that specialize in translating these cues, known as the social brain .3/1/2018
Study suggests “social brain” development is hindered at young age in children with autism - News-Medical.net
The study suggests that this indifference to social cues such as voices and facial gestures during the first year of life hinders development of a network of brain regions referred to as the ldquo;social brain, rdquo; which is responsible for translating these cues.3/1/2018
Council says Romanian PM's autism comment doesn't constitute discrimination - Romania-Insider.com
With a vote of 7 1, CNCD decided that Dancila expressed herself ;within the limits of freedom of expression which doesn;t constitute discrimination.;The only vote against this decision belonged to CNCD president Asztalos Csaba, who wrote on his Facebook page that he is not proud of the decision #8221;.3/1/2018
Measles outbreak: How a decades old, fraudulent anti-vaccine study still affects public health - Globalnews.ca
Newscasts amp; VideosWATCH: Canadian travellers warned of measles outbreak in Europe3/1/2018
Pop singer sentenced to jail for 'insulting the state' with 'bad' River Nile joke - Express.co.uk
Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab has was found guilty by a Cairo court of ldquo;insulting the state rdquo; and ldquo;spreading fake news, rdquo; and was also fined 10,000 Egyptian pounds ( pound;409).The singer, who was sentenced in absentia, remains free on bail and can appeal the ruling.3/1/2018
St. James man arrested for statutory sodomy - fox5krbk.com
On February 20, an investigation of alleged sexual abuse of a juvenile female was initiated by the Missouri Children rsquo;s Division and the Criminal Investigations Unit of the Phelps County Sheriff rsquo;s Department. Probable cause of sexual abuse was established during a forensic interview of the victim.27 year old Jeffrey L. White was interviewed on Monday and subsequently arrested. White was incarcerated in the Phelps County Jail pending warrant application with the Phelps County Prosecuting Attorney rsquo;s Office.3/1/2018
Man posing as ridesharing driver raped at least 7 women, police allege - Los Angeles Times
Nicolas Morales, 44, was arrested Friday by Alhambra police. He is accused of raping and sexually assaulting seven women in areas throughout Los Angeles County, including Alhambra, Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, between October 2016 and January 2018, prosecutors revealed Tuesday.Morales is charged with 27 felony counts related to the attacks. Officials say he lured women into his vehicle and then attacked them while using a knife.3/1/2018
Internet mocks Met Office's weather warning map – because it looks like a giant PENIS - The Sun
The phallic formation spotted by eagle eyed Twitter users, who have been left in hysterics by the map being labelled with 'yellow snow'3/1/2018
Parents offer $4.5k to teach kids about sex - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin
The anonymous mother recently posted the job ad on a popular parenting site, explaining she was "looking for someone to handle this for us" because the pair "don't trust the school to do a proper job teaching either of our children about the complexities of puberty, intimacy and consent". The successful candidate would be required to teach the couple's 8 year old daughter and 7 year old son about sex and puberty in the couple's home in Bath, England, either in a "all in one" session or in shorter sessions over a period of up to six weeks depending on what was deemed best for the children's "understanding and development".3/1/2018
Parliamentary panel asks Twitter to address issues in 'real-time', 'engage more' with EC - The Indian Express
Decision 2019: Focus on a single personality not good for democracy,; says Chandrakant Bhujbal Let people experiment, send selfies ... Soon, they will take app seriously PM KISAN scheme: EC clears 2nd farm payout but only to those named before code Global Vice President of Public Policy for Twitter, Colin Crowell, and other officials appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology after Thakur received complaints alleging bias against right wing voices on the platform. A parliamentary panel chaired by BJP MP Anurag Thakur on Monday asked Twitter to address issues in ;real time; and ;engage more; with the Election Commission.Global Vice President of Public Policy for Twitter, Colin Crowell, and other officials appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology after Thakur received complaints alleging bias against right wing voices on the platform.
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Jason Momoa Enjoys Oscars with His 'Queens' Lisa Bonet & Game of Thrones' Emilia Clarke - PEOPLE.com
February 25, 2019 12:33 AM Winter has come ... to the Oscars It was a mini Game of Thrones reunion at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday, with both Emilia Clarke and Jason Momoa serving as presenters during the show.
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Emilia Clarke's 'Game Of Thrones' Season 8 Comments At The Oscars Promise That Fans Will Be ... - Bustle
"Shock, " Clarke told Ryan Seacrest when he asked what the reaction would be to the series finale. Not closure, or pleasure, enthusiasm, or catharsis as Seacrest noted. Shock. Yikes "It's going to be huge, " she added. "That much everyone needs to know. It took us a long time to film this one for a very good reason. But I think there's going to be some things... I know there's going to be some things in this last season that will shock people. "
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Ahead of Sunday night;s True Detective season finale, HBO shared another look into what the future holds for the final season of Game of Thrones, which premieres April 14.The trailer, a compilation featuring clips from the network 's upcoming shows, also shares footage from the next seasons of Big Little Lies, Veep and Silicon Valley. But the real excitement comes in the both the middle and final moments of the montage. Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) offers a sly smile; Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) look resolute; ravens fly ominously.
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Over 25 million home voice assistants at increased hacking risk - International Business Times, Singapore Edition
As per Raj Samani, McAfee Fellow and Chief Scientist at McAfee, "Most IoT devices are being compromised by exploiting rudimentary vulnerabilities, such as easily guessable passwords and insecure default settings.""From building botnets to stealing banking credentials, perpetrating click fraud, or threatening reputation damage unless a ransom is paid, money is the ultimate goal for criminals," he said.
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Android Now FIDO2 Certified, Accelerating Global Migration Beyond Passwords - GlobeNewswire (press release)
Web and app developers can now add FIDO strong authentication to their Android apps and websites through a simple API call, to bring passwordless, phishing resistant security to a rapidly expanding base of end users who already have leading Android devices and or will upgrade to new devices in the future. Google has long worked with the FIDO Alliance and W3C to standardize FIDO2 protocols, which give any application the ability to move beyond password authentication while offering protection against phishing attacks. Today s announcement of FIDO2 certification for Android helps move this initiative forward, giving our partners and developers a standardized way to access secure keystores across devices, both in market already as well as forthcoming models, in order to build convenient biometric controls for users, said Christiaan Brand, Product Manager, Google.
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Microsoft Unveils New HoloLens 2 Augmented Reality Headset— and Makes a Big Promise to Users - Fortune
But perhaps most significantly, Microsoft on Sunday also promised that it was committed to openness in the ;core principles; of its mixed reality efforts. Specifically, this means that Microsoft;s hardware would work with the software of other companies and that other developers could create their own app stores for the HoloLens stores where Microsoft presumably wouldn;t get a cut of every sale. "The walls that make our world feel divided make our world feel broken, " Alex Kipman, Microsoft 's technical fellow for artificial intelligence and mixed reality who helped invent HoloLens, said at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. "As members of the mixed reality community, we want the future to be open open to your creativity, open to your ideas, open to your vision. Now imagine what we could accomplish as a mixed reality community when barriers are removed and we transition from walled gardens to a communal garden. "
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Anne Hathaway is being a good sport about her widely criticized 2011 Oscars hosting gig.Ahead of Sunday 's 91st Academy Awards ceremony, the actress 36, posted a throwback photo from the night to Instagram. Hathaway co hosted the 83rd Academy Awards alongside James Franco.
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Hathaway might be ready to joke about it now, but her time hosting the Oscars in 2011 wasn't always something she could laugh about. Hathaway and Franco's job co hosting has been torn apart over the years, and history hasn't been all that kind to it either. At the time, The Hollywood Reporter called it "spectacularly unwatchable. " And even though most critics, as noted by THR, gave Hathaway credit for at least trying to be entertaining, a stark contrast to Franco who seemed to be doing the absolute least, the 2011 Oscars is widely seen as the worst Oscars in recent memory. Of course, that all may change tonight. Just as the 2011 Oscars did by hiring two actors as hosts, the 2019 Academy Awards is also bucking tradition, this time foregoing the host altogether. So, no matter how self deprecating Hathaway's throwback post is, it might not actually be true after tonight.
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